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Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Duccio di Buoninsegna portrays Christ before Pilate in a painting completed in 1311

Solemnity of Christ the King: Daniel 7:13-14; Revelation 1:5-8; John 18:33-37

St Columban’s Rule was less precise but much stricter than St Benedict’s

The monk who defied a synod of bishops

St Columban (November 23) left a great monastic academy in Ireland to restore learning and religion to Gaul

Daily readings: November 18 – 24

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Thirty-third Sunday of the Year: Dn 12:1-3; Ps 16; Heb 10:11-14, 18; Mk 13:24-32

St Edmund Rich served as treasurer of Salisbury Cathedral, above

St Edmund Rich (November 16) had trouble, though, as Archbishop of Canterbury

Leopold’s wife dropped a veil on the site that became Klosterneuburg Abbey

St Leopold of Austria (November 15) was accorded the title Leopold the Good by his people and reigned for 40 years

Daily readings: November 11 – 17

Scripture readings in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time: 1 Kgs 17:10-16; Ps 146; Heb 9:24-28; Mk 12:38-44 or 12:41-44

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time: Deuteronomy 6:2-6; Hebrews 7: 23-28; Mark 12: 28-34